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It happens once every decade, and has major implications for how our country is run. That is, of course, the U.S. Census. But just as impactful is something that comes right after: When all 50 states redraw their congressional and state legislative districts. more
Getting tasty food delivered straight to your door is a staple of New York City living. But now the city council says you can accept that delivery with a little more peace of mind. more
Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s resignation over nearly a dozen sexual harassment allegations dominated the news cycle in New York last week. So, it may have been easy to miss the other big story that broke the same day — the U.S. Senate finally passing an infrastructure bill, bringing it yet another step closer to landing on President Joe Biden’s desk. more
Going from being a Bronx middle school principal to walking the halls of Congress in less than a year’s time would feel like a whirlwind for most people. But Jamaal Bowman has taken this exact transition in stride. more
When a divided U.S. Supreme Court decided June 29 to leave in place a federal eviction moratorium by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, some hailed it as a win for extraordinary societal measures in extraordinary times. more
There were numerous competitive Democratic primaries to keep track of in the Bronx last month. But of all the city council races in the mainland borough, the east Bronx win of Amanda Farias was special not just for her, of course, but also an up-and-coming campaign team she entrusted to secure that victory. more
Since Gov. Andrew Cuomo lifted most state-mandated coronavirus restrictions last June, various aspects of life in New York have slowly returned to normal. Well, a “new normal” anyway. more
Putting the words “Green New Deal” together doesn’t quite invoke political unity as one might suspect. Even within the Democratic Party. U.S. Rep. Jamaal Bowman's $1.43 trillion plan would retrofit some of the highest-need schools. more
Jamaal Bowman wants to make it easier for more first-time candidates to run for office. That’s part of the reason why he supported the For the People Act — or H.R. 1 — last May. This massive election reform bill intends to institute a national public campaign financing system while rolling back some of the significant voter restrictions put in place by many Republican-led states. more
If Kathryn Garcia was able to vote in the Bronx, she says she would choose Assemblywoman Nathalia Fernandez as her first choice on the ballot to become borough president. more
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